slang A dead body; a corpse. Alludes to a body after it is buried in the ground. You're going to be worm food if you don't stop meddling in the mob's affairs. A: "Is Tom North still kicking around?" B: "He's been worm food for years. His daughter's running things around here now."
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n. a corpse. You wanna end up worm-food? Just keep smarting off.
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